|Journal: Journal of Biotechnology Research Center|
|Publisher: Biotechnology Research Center / Al-Nahrain University|
|Date Launched: 2007|
|Print ISSN: 1815-1140|
|Online ISSN: 2708-1370|
|Publishing Frequency: semi-annual( from 2007 )|
Plagiarism, including duplicate publication of the author's own work, in whole or in part without
proper citation is not tolerated by the journal. Manuscripts submitted to the journal may be
checked for originality using anti-plagiarism software. ... Plagiarism represents the violation of
PLAGIARISM PRIOR PUBLISHING:
Our journal will judge any case of plagiarism on its limits. If plagiarism is detected by the editorial
board member, reviewer, editor etc., in any stage of article process- before or after acceptance then
we will alert the same to the author(s) and will ask them to rewrite the content or the to cite the
references from where the content has been taken. If more than 30% of the paper is plagiarized- the
article may be rejected and the same is notified to the author.
WHEN DOES THE PLAGIARISM CHECK DONE?
All the submitted manuscripts for publication are checked for plagiarism after submission and before
HOW IS PLAGIARISM HANDLED?
The manuscripts in which the plagiarism is detected are handled based on the extent of the
Plagiarism: The manuscript will be given an ID and the manuscript is sent to author for content
More than 15% Plagiarism: The manuscript will not be given an ID and the manuscript is sent back
to author for content revision.
>30% Plagiarism: The manuscript will be rejected without the review. The authors are advised to
revise the manuscript and resubmit the manuscript.
WHY MANUSCRIPTS WITH >30% PLAGIARISM IS REJECTED:
If the plagiarism is detected more than 30%, it is found that the authors are very unlikely to revise the
manuscript and submit the revised version. However, authors are welcome to do the required
revisions and submit the manuscript as a new submission.
WHAT CAN YOU DO IF YOU COME ACROSS A CASE OF PLAGIARISM IN ANY JOURNAL
FROM ANY PUBLISHER?
If you come across a case of plagiarism in any journal from any publisher, please do inform the
editorial office(s) of all the involved journals, giving them the journal names, title of manuscripts,
name of authors, volume number, issue number, year of publication and any other information that
you have. The editorial offices will handle the cases as per their policy.